Camo Trend – How to Wear It Without Looking Like You’re Reporting For Duty

It’s one thing to read about how to wear the camo trend, but how do you wear it without looking like you are really want to be a soldier. I found a cute Michael Kors  sweater with a subtle camo vibe.

how to wear the camo trend Deborah Boland  Fabulous After 40

My readers have been enjoying incorporating touches of this look into their wardrobes too. Here are a few photos they sent in that prove you can look cool and not kooky in the camouflage trend.

camo trend khaki pants

Cool in Khaki

Getting the look means wearing the right colors, and khaki is one of them. Something as simple as a skinny pair of khaki pants will give you the look you are after without looking costume-y. These pants from

  camo trend military jacket Military Chic

Balance is the key.  You don’t actually want to look as if you going into combat. A masculine khaki jacket paired with a feminine lace t-shirt is an excellent contrast. It gives you the camo look, but prettier. This jacket also from

camo trend over 40


Feminine Camo

The key to the camo look is to stay away from baggy shapes. The nipped in waist on this vest softens this military feel. Chic pumps and a classy clutch add femininity too.


camo trend military jacket Creative Camo

Valerie, 52,has fun mixing camo with plaid. She says, “I love camo because it’s trendy, but not TOO TRENDY, and I feel fantastic in it. I think that we can still dress on trend, as long as we adapt it to our size and style”.


Sporty Camo

Sherri, a fun-loving 49 year-old,  has the right idea. She’s stayed away from anything baggy  and gone with a fitted, sleeveless top that she’s paired with skinny, side-zip black jeggings.  She’s added some serious booties, a pretty necklace and some oversized shades to create an outfit that commands attention. Look out G.I. Joe!

More From Fabulous After 40

Leave a Reply

Share Your Comments, Feedback, & Opinions:

Comments, Feedback, & Opinions:

  1. Tanya H. says:

    These pix are really helpful. And the jacket with the scarf is really nice. A great inspiration for me.